Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision, 55677-55678 [2020-19870]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 175 / Wednesday, September 9, 2020 / Notices Notice of request for membership nominations. ACTION: The Green Building Advisory Committee provides advice to GSA as a mandatory federal advisory committee, as specified in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). This notice invites qualified candidates to apply for appointment to a voluntary position on the Committee. This is a competitive process for a limited number of positions. DATES: Applicable: September 9, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ken Sandler, Office of Federal HighPerformance Buildings, GSA, ken.sandler@gsa.gov or 202–219–1121. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background The Administrator of the GSA established the Green Building Advisory Committee (hereafter, ‘‘the Committee’’) on June 20, 2011 (76 FR 118) pursuant to Section 494 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (42 U.S.C. 17123, or EISA), in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2). Under this authority, the Committee advises GSA on how the Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings can most effectively accomplish its mission. Information about this Office is available online at http://www.gsa.gov/ hpb, while information about the Committee may be found at http:// www.gsa.gov/gbac. The EISA statute authorizes the Committee and identifies categories of members to be included. Per EISA § 494(b)(1)(B), these are to include at least one representative of each of the following categories: ‘‘(i) State and local governmental green building programs; (ii) Independent green building associations or councils; (iii) Building experts, including architects, material suppliers, and construction contractors; (iv) Security advisors focusing on national security needs, natural disasters, and other dire emergency situations; (v) Public transportation industry experts; and (vi) Environmental health experts, including those with experience in children’s health.’’ EISA further specifies: ‘‘The total number of non-federal members on the Committee at any time shall not exceed 15.’’ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Sep 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 Member responsibilities: Approved Committee members will be appointed to terms of either 2 or 4 years with the possibility of membership renewals as appropriate. Membership is limited to the specific individuals appointed and is non-transferrable. Members are expected to personally attend all meetings, review all Committee materials, and actively provide their advice and input on topics covered by the Committee. Committee members will not receive compensation or travel reimbursements from the Government except where need has been demonstrated and funds are available. Request for membership nominations: This notice provides an opportunity for individuals to present their qualifications and apply for an open seat on the Committee. GSA will review and consider all applications and determine which candidates are likely to add the most value to the Committee based on the criteria outlined in this notice. No person who is a federallyregistered lobbyist may serve on the Committee, in accordance with the Presidential Memorandum ‘‘Lobbyists on Agency Boards and Commissions’’ (June 18, 2010). Nomination process for Advisory Committee appointment: Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Requirements include: • At least 5 years of high-performance building experience, which may include a combination of project-based, research and policy experience. • Academic degrees, certifications and/or training demonstrating highperformance building and related sustainability and real estate expertise. • Knowledge of federal sustainability and energy laws and programs. • Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment and add value to the work of a committee. • Qualifications appropriate to specific statutory categories listed above. A nomination package shall include the following information for each nominee: (1) A letter of nomination stating the name and organizational affiliation(s) of the nominee, nominee’s field(s) of expertise, specific qualifications to serve on the Committee, and description of interest and qualifications; (2) A professional resume or CV; and (3) Complete contact information including name, return address, email address, and daytime telephone number of the nominee and nominator. GSA reserves the right to choose Committee members based on PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55677 qualifications, experience, Committee balance, statutory requirements and all other factors deemed critical to the success of the Committee. Candidates may be asked to provide detailed financial information to permit evaluation of potential conflicts of interest that could impede their work on the Committee, in accordance with the requirements of FACA. All nominations must be submitted in sufficient time to be received by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), on Friday, September 25, 2020, and be addressed to ken.sandler@ gsa.gov. Kevin Kampschroer, Federal Director, Office of Federal HighPerformance Buildings, Office of GovernmentWide Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–19897 Filed 9–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0300; Docket No. 2020–0001; Sequence No. 9] Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB information collection. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a renewal of the currently approved information collection requirement regarding Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 9, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision, via http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number 3090–0300. Select the link ‘‘Comment Now’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision’’. Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 55678 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 175 / Wednesday, September 9, 2020 / Notices Collection 3090–0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision’’ on your attached document. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision, in all correspondence related to this collection. Comments received generally will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three days after submission to verify posting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Johnnie McDowell, Program Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, at gsarpolicy@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202– 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision, in all correspondence. A. Purpose Clause 552.239–71 requires contractors, within 30 days after contract award, to submit an IT Security Plan to the Contracting Officer and Contacting Officer’s Representative that describes the processes and procedures that will be followed to ensure appropriate security of IT resources that are developed, processed, or used under the contract. The clause will also require that contractors submit written proof of IT security authorization six months after contract award, and verify that the IT Security Plan remains valid annually. Guidance Documents Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019; Availability B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 146. Responses per Respondent: 2. Total Annual Responses: 292. Hours per Response: 5. Total Burden Hours: 1,460. C. Public Comments Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the GSAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Sep 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 Jeffrey A. Koses, Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–19870 Filed 9–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–61–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket Nos. FDA–2020–D–1106 and FDA– 2020–D–1138] Food and Drug Administration, Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of FDA guidance documents related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19) public health emergency (PHE). This notice of availability (NOA) is pursuant to the process that FDA announced, in the Federal Register of March 25, 2020, for making available to the public COVID–19-related guidances. The guidances identified in this notice address issues related to the COVID–19 PHE and have been issued in accordance with the process announced in the March 25, 2020, notice. The guidance documents have been implemented without prior comment, but they remain subject to comment in accordance with the Agency’s good guidance practices. DATES: The announcement of the guidances is published in the Federal Register on September 9, 2020. The guidances have been implemented without prior comment, but they remain subject to comment in accordance with the Agency’s good guidance practices. ADDRESSES: You may submit either electronic or written comments on Agency guidances at any time as follows: SUMMARY: Electronic Submissions Submit electronic comments in the following way: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, to https:// www.regulations.gov will be posted to the docket unchanged. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for ensuring that your comment does not include any confidential information that you or a third party may not wish to be posted, such as medical information, your or anyone else’s Social Security number, or confidential business information, such as a manufacturing process. Please note that if you include your name, contact information, or other information that identifies you in the body of your comments, that information will be posted on https://www.regulations.gov. • If you want to submit a comment with confidential information that you do not wish to be made available to the public, submit the comment as a written/paper submission and in the manner detailed (see ‘‘Written/Paper Submissions’’ and ‘‘Instructions’’). Written/Paper Submissions Submit written/paper submissions as follows: • Mail/Hand delivery/Courier (for written/paper submissions): Dockets Management Staff (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. • For written/paper comments submitted to the Dockets Management Staff, FDA will post your comment, as well as any attachments, except for information submitted, marked and identified, as confidential, if submitted as detailed in ‘‘Instructions.’’ Instructions: All submissions received must include the name of the guidance document that the comments address and the docket number for the guidance (see table 1). Received comments will be placed in the docket(s) and, except for those submitted as ‘‘Confidential Submissions,’’ publicly viewable at https://www.regulations.gov or at the Dockets Management Staff between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, 240–402–7500. • Confidential Submissions—To submit a comment with confidential information that you do not wish to be made publicly available, submit your comments only as a written/paper submission. You should submit two copies total. One copy will include the information you claim to be confidential with a heading or cover note that states ‘‘THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.’’ The Agency will review this copy, including the claimed confidential information, in its consideration of comments. The second copy, which will have the claimed confidential information E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 175 (Wednesday, September 9, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55677-55678]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-19870]


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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 3090-0300; Docket No. 2020-0001; Sequence No. 9]


Information Collection; General Services Administration 
Acquisition Regulation; Implementation of Information Technology 
Security Provision

AGENCY: Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administration 
(GSA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an 
existing OMB information collection.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a renewal 
of the currently approved information collection requirement regarding 
Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision.

DATES: Submit comments on or before November 9, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090-
0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision, via 
http://www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking 
portal by searching the OMB control number 3090-0300. Select the link 
``Comment Now'' that corresponds with ``Information Collection 3090-
0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision''. 
Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your 
name, company name (if any), and ``Information

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Collection 3090-0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security 
Provision'' on your attached document.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 3090-0300, Implementation of Information Technology Security 
Provision, in all correspondence related to this collection. Comments 
received generally will be posted without change to regulations.gov, 
including any personal and/or business confidential information 
provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check 
regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three days after submission to 
verify posting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Johnnie McDowell, Program Analyst, 
Office of Acquisition Policy, at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Clause 552.239-71 requires contractors, within 30 days after 
contract award, to submit an IT Security Plan to the Contracting 
Officer and Contacting Officer's Representative that describes the 
processes and procedures that will be followed to ensure appropriate 
security of IT resources that are developed, processed, or used under 
the contract. The clause will also require that contractors submit 
written proof of IT security authorization six months after contract 
award, and verify that the IT Security Plan remains valid annually.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 146.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Total Annual Responses: 292.
    Hours per Response: 5.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,460.

C. Public Comments

    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the GSAR, and whether it will have practical utility; 
whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of 
information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and 
methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street 
NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 3090-0300, Implementation of Information Technology 
Security Provision, in all correspondence.

Jeffrey A. Koses,
Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Government-wide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2020-19870 Filed 9-8-20; 8:45 am]
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